Physion - free Physics Simulation Software

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Physion is free Physics simulation software that can be used by educators to create physics simulations for their class or by students to create physics simulations to explore concepts or as part of a project. It is similar to software I used as an engineer.

KingSoft free office suite software

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After posting about SSUITE free office software , I found out about KingSoft Free Office Suite Software on Google+. KingSoft Free Office Suite Software includes word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software and is easy to use, looking very similar to Microsoft Office.

SSUITE - free office productivity software

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SSUITE is free office productivity software that can be downloaded and used on any Windows system. Software includes: Desktop Office Suite (word processing, spreadsheets), money managers, invoice software, web browser, image editing, email, utilities, and much more.

Google Code-In 2012 - contest for High School Students

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Google has announced Google Code-In 2012 , a contest for high school students. The contest is for 13-17 year old students and is all about software development. The grand prize winners, along with a parent/guardian, will get a trip to Google Headquarters in Mountain View California. These projects have worked with students before in the Google Summer of Code college student program. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google Chromebooks and Chrome OS revisited - great for education

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I am a huge user of Google''s many apps and resources. I also was lucky enough to receive a CR-48 Chromebook from Google to use and review. With all of the free web apps that exist, there is no need to license software either. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Course Builder - create your own online courses

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Google Course Builder is a new resource from Google that allows you to create your own online courses. Google used it to create their Power Searching with Google online course. It has all of the software and instructions for creating an online course. There are also instructions for integrating other Google products into your course. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free resources google education Google for Educators online course

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Woopid - free technology tutorial videos

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There are thousands of video tutorials for PCs, Macs, apps and software, hardware, internet, and Ubuntu. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free resources software tutorials tech support tech tips Woopid is a site that has free video tutorials on a variety of tech topics.

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Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

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Account management is very easy with the Chromebooks and Nexus 7 using Google accounts for each student. Google Apps for Education would also be a great way to utilize these devices and provide excellent resources for the students and faculty and staff. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Free computer training resources and courses

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As technology changes and schools upgrade software, add new apps, change hardware or operating systems, and more, faculty, staff and students need training and support. link] Related: Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more.

So.You Wanna Design Your Own Apps

The Web20Classroom

It starts with a SDK or Software Development Kit that you download from either Apple or Android. Android App Inventor -Created by Google, this is now a project for MIT that aims at helping anyone who wants to create an app do it for free. All you need to get started is a Google account.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

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Though my subscriber number reaches well over 1,000, I''ve been planning on doing a give-away once my Google Friend Connect number reached 1,000. Omg - Really - I have the Best of Friends & Supportive Readers!

MyPhysicsLab - Free Physics Simulations

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Related: PhET - excellent, free, virtual labs and simulations for science Physion - free Physics Simulation Software Great Physics Resources for Students and Teachers. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. MyPhysicsLab is a free site that contains, you guessed it, physics lab simulations.

The Physics Front - teaching resources for Physics

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Related: MyPhysicsLab - Free Physics Simulations PhET - excellent, free, virtual labs and simulations for science Physion - free Physics Simulation Software Great Physics Resources for Students and Teachers. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Loopster - Free Online Video Editor

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Since it''s all online, there is no software to download and you can easily use it on thin clients. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. So, I''m watching American Chopper and Paul Jr.

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SciencePrimer - free site with science resources and activities

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Related: MyPhysicsLab - Free Physics Simulations PhET - excellent, free, virtual labs and simulations for science Physion - free Physics Simulation Software Great Physics Resources for Students and Teachers. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Slide.ly - create free online photo slideshows - now open to all

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via Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest, or Stumbleupon. Related: Animoto - create awesome video slideshows VoiceThread - collaborative multimedia slide shows Sliderocket - online presentation software. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Slide.ly

Mimio Teach Interactive System - great IWB system with great features

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There is software for it that is similar to the Smart Board software and there are tons of lessons and resources available on their site. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Many teachers use interactive white boards in their classrooms.

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Checking Out Class Connect

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Since the school didn''t have the software in place to do what Eric wanted, he built it. You will also see you can add Google Docs here. Colleagues-Similar to sharing in Google Docs you can invite others to view and edit or just view what you have shared, via their email.

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11 Awesome Infographics about Space

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Learn about data visualization software. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Space.the Final Frontier.ok, it''s a little corny, but space has always captured the imagination of people. It''s unknown, it''s cool, it''s in all the great science fiction movies.

New Chromebook, Chromebox and updated Chrome OS - look awesome, great for education

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Google and Samsung have just announced a new Chromebook, the Chromebox and the new version of Google''s Chrome OS. I have been a long time user of Google''s Chrome OS and Chromebook (almost two years) on their beta device, the CR-48. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

It's Easy Being Green (If You Have a Green Screen): a guest post by @billselak

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If one part is darker, the software thinks that it is a different tone, and the green will remain in the video. Once you''ve recorded the green screen footage, you need software that can key out (or get rid of) the green.

Happy Connected Educator Month

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We also developed projects and presentations using various software programs. It was decided that since so many were interested in hearing about the philosophy of Anastasis and what it was like to teach at this amazing institution, we should all Hangout on Google.

GCFLearnFree - free online learning about lots of topics

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There are over 750 different lessons available, including Careers, Google, Microsoft, Apple, software, apps, internet basics, email, math and everyday life topics like personal finances and cooking. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology - guest post

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Classroom Management Software Course management systems (CMS) are designed to provide a platform for teachers to reach thousands of students all at one time in one course. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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4 Ways Technology Helps To Diversify Education

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Written by Jonathan Trent — Writer for NextUC.com , providing expertise in everything from Microsoft Lync to video conferencing to online collaboration software. Technologies Technology I use Everyday as an Educator Unfettered by Stuff - or "Why I don''t lug stuff home every night" Google for Educators Evernote for Educators. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Reuse, update and recycle old technology

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It has Dropbox and Sugarsync on it and backs up those accounts, along with my Google Drive and Google Accounts and Evernote. We also move the older computers for the lower grades student use since the software they use does not need high end devices.

Khan Academy: Friend or Foe?

A Principal's Reflections

In addition to using Yahoo doodle, he began writing quiz software in 2006. As the site increased in popularity it caught the eye of Bill Gates and Google with an end result being over 4 million in funding.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Once they had evaluated the source for these 4 elements, they wrote down their answers in a group created Google Doc. Using Mac Books: one student recorded and shared their comments on a Google Doc while the other searched for and viewed the paintings.

The Death of Worksheets - guest post

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Apart from publishing a number of papers on the application of artificial intelligence in elementary mathematics problem solving, Neven is the creator of Algebrator , a widely used math tutoring software. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. The Death of Worksheets Educational technology has the power to dramatically transform classrooms and enhance learning for students of all ages. This blog alone contains links to hundreds of amazing apps, websites, and tech tools.

Splashup - free online image editing

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Related: Great, free Image editing sites and software Two Free Graphic creation and editing software PicMonkey - free online photo editing Two More Free Image Editing Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Cloudinary - host and edit images online for free

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link] Related: Great, free Image editing sites and software Two More Free Image Editing Resources PicMonkey - free online image editing. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Cloudinary is a site that provides image hosting and editing/formatting.

My Favorite and Most Used Tech, Apps and Extensions

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The rest of the files I need to use that are not in Evernote or Google Drive are setup in my Dropbox so that they are synced on my home and school computers and my smartphone. Google - I know this is kind of vague because Google has so many services, but I use a lot of them. Blogger for this blog and my class blogs, Sites for my class website , Gmail, Google+ , Calendar , Google Drive and Docs, search and so much more. Google Chrome is my browser of choice.

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Adobe Educator's Choice Awards - honoring innovative educators - apply now

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The 2012 Educator''s Choice Awards is an awards program for educators. Prizes include laptop (Macbook Pro) Adobe software Digital Camera and iPads with prizes in each category. The contest begins August 6, 2012 and the submission period ends on October 5, 2012. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Adobe Education Exchange is a great resource for educators, with resources, lesson ideas, lesson plans, and a place to collaborate with other educators.

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BioLogica - interactive Biology lessons and learning resources

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The software will have the students explain their reasoning, help them with hints and eve suggest additional resources and material to help them. There are demos of the activities on the site and you can download a free copy of the prototype version of the software.

Adobe announces Acrobat XI with some great new features

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Teacher resources – including step-by-step tutorials and ready-to-use lessons for incorporating the software into classroom learning – are now available online at the free Adobe Education Exchange. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Enthread - quick, easy, free web based imaging editor

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Related: Great, free Image editing sites and software Two More Free Image Editing Resources PicMonkey - free online photo editing. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Enthread is a web based image editor that has some easy to use, simple editing features. Simply drag your image to the center of the page and get started.

Aviary launches free mobile app photo editor for iOS & Android

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Try it out for yourself: Related: Aviary Falcon - online image markup Aviary Education - safe environment for Aviary for Students Aviary for Facebook Released - image editing app right in Facebook Aviary Photo Editor now available to Flickr users-replacing Picnik PicMonkey - free online photo editing (from some of the same people who made Picnik) Great, free Image editing sites and software Two More Free Image Editing Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

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Facebook is one social network that schools and teachers use with their students, when it isn''t blocked by the school filtering software! Infographic on which to use when Twitter - A great resource for Education Google+ - more reasons it''s great for educators Twitter, Facebook, RSS feeds, Email, Google+ - why/when I use each one. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Microsoft Surface - Windows 8 Tablet/PC - announced

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It has a few very cool features, like running full Windows software, having a touchscreen that includes pen/stylus input (very cool for drawings, annotations, math and science) and a cover that has a built in, super thin, keyboard and touchpad. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Save any type of Streaming Media with Media Sniffer

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Media Sniffer is free software that lets you download and save streaming media from the internet. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. It is available for Windows (you also need WinPcap installed ). Both are free. It is not super simple and you need a little bit of tech knowledge, but it can be useful for saving streaming media to a computer for later/offline viewing. Just remember to follow any pertinent copyright laws and rights of the media owner.